Microsoft Kills the Kinect Adapter for Xbox One

Microsoft has discontinued the Kinect Adapter, effectively killing the already-pretty-dead Kinect peripheral. The Kinect Adapter is the USB accessory required to connect a Kinect to the Xbox One S, Xbox One X, or a Windows PC. So if you want one, you had better buy one while stocks last. The Kinect was originally released in Read More …

Google faces revised gender-pay lawsuit

 Google is facing a revised class-action gender-pay lawsuit that alleges Google underpaid women in comparison with their male counterparts and asked new hires about their prior salaries, The Guardian first reported. The revised lawsuit also adds a fourth complainant, Heidi Lamar, who was a teacher at Google’s Children Center in Palo Alto for four years. Read More …

Designing blockchains for a frictionless world

 Every enthusiast in the crypto and blockchain space that has “seen the light” believes in a future that is collaborative, transparent and frictionless. Peer-to-peer and trustless technology will lead us to a decentralized utopia of equality and inclusion. While the ideals are noble, the decentralized world has some problems that still need solving. Read More

Responding to ‘incorrect’ reports, Intel says major flaw affects ‘many different vendors’

 Reports this morning that Intel processors are affected by a serious flaw that may reduce performance significantly hit the company’s credibility and stock hard. Intel has now officially responded to these reports, calling them “incorrect” and “inaccurate,” and saying it had planned to discuss this very issue next week. Read More

The First Bitcoin Was Mined 9 Years Ago Today

On January 3, 2009, a person by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto mined the first Bitcoin. It was easy to mine, was worthless, and contained a hidden message. Nine years on and Bitcoin is the cryptocurrency everyone’s heard of, and each one is (at the time of writing) worth a small fortune. For the uninitiated Read More …

How to Merge Excel Files and Sheets

Need to merge multiple datasets into one spreadsheet? Here’s how. Sometimes the Excel data you need is split across multiple sheets or even multiple files. It can be significantly more convenient to have all of this information put in the same document. In a pinch, it’s possible to copy and paste the various cells that Read More …